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Virat Kohli is Hero MotoCorp Ltd.’s brand ambassador

12-September-2018
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Virat Kohli is Hero MotoCorp Ltd.’s brand ambassador

Hero MotoCorp Ltd. has appointed Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador.

Virat will start his innings with Hero MotoCorp, riding on the new Xtreme 200R premium motorcycle. The campaign featuring Virat on the Xtreme 200R will be launched on Wednesday across TV, Print, Outdoor and Digital platforms, to coincide with the start of the nationwide retails sales of the Xtreme 200R, the company said in a statement.

Hero MotoCorp has been a promoter of multiple sporting disciplines, including cricket, golf, football, field hockey and motorsports in India and across the world. The company has also promoted sports persons from various disciplines of sports, including cricket, football and golf. Hero MotoCorp’s association with cricket spans over two decades, in various capacities. It was one of the Global Partners of the International Cricket Council (ICC). It has also been a partner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) – both at the central level as well as the Team Sponsor of the Delhi Daredevils and Mumbai Indians. The Company is currently the title sponsor of the Hero Caribbean Premier League, (Hero CPL).

Talking about the association, Pawan Munjal, Chairman, MD and CEO, Hero MotoCorp, said, “Hero MotoCorp is all about new-age, technologically superior and aesthetically pleasing products which are also fun to ride. Brand Hero stands for trust, excellence and resilience – the qualities that truly personifies the charisma of Virat as a global icon. He represents the youth of today, which ‘Fears Nothing’ and aims for the pinnacle – characteristics that have always defined Brand Hero. It is indeed my pleasure to welcome Virat onboard the global family of Hero MotoCorp and wish him a lot of success and fun in this new innings”

Virat Kohli said, “It is my absolute delight to join the illustrious team at Hero MotoCorp – a truly global brand from India. Millions of young boys and girls of my generation have grown up riding Hero motorcycles and scooters and it is, therefore, a unique and special feeling to associate with this brand. I have known Pawan Ji for long, and I thank him for giving me this opportunity to represent Hero MotoCorp at the global arena. Hero MotoCorp has been one of the largest corporate promoters of sports and sportspersons across various disciplines over the past two decades, and I consider this a huge privilege to be a part of the Hero family. I am eagerly looking forward to an exciting ride ahead.”

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